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January 5th, 2018
Is Premier Smith heeding Omar W. Hodge’s warnings after the fact?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When the now deceased long serving legislator and member of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Omar Wallace Hodge sounded one of his usual warnings to the Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) Administration to have non-VIslanders regularised or be hit by an “Earthquake”, did he foresee the devastation caused by the recent natural disasters or was it the obvious rift, as has been playing out on social media, that seems to be very strong between expatriates and locals?

January 10th, 2017
FSN appalled as family of 5 evicted from apartment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A call for persons to know their rights, for the police to insist on persons knowing their rights, as well as the landlords to operate within the proper channels when deciding to evict tenants from their properties, has been made.

November 30th, 2016
'Men you cannot put your wives out' - Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “We had three persons living in their car. One lady was living in her bathroom…and this is because they said they had nowhere else to go. Sometimes clients are locked out of their homes and can’t retrieve their belongings.”

September 28th, 2016
Rights for expats’ children 'out of our hands'- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Talk show host of the Speak Out BVI programme on ZBVI 780 AM Doug Wheatley has pointed out to the present situation where children born to expatriates in the territory have to apply for citizenship in Britain, as one of the glaring examples of the downside of not being an independent nation.

May 21st, 2014
Non-voters should shut up for four years - Resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One resident is of the belief that residents who don’t vote should keep their ‘mouths shut for four years’ since they cannot be part of the process.

February 7th, 2014
Gov’t has given away our taxi rights! – Edmund Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In an emotionally charged response to revelations emerging from government’s berthing agreement signed with Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) and Disney Cruise Line (DCL), talk show host and social commentator, Edmund Maduro has lashed out at the Territory’s leaders for allegedly selling off the rights of locals.

August 23rd, 2013
Exonerate Alred C. Frett

By Jefferson J. Knight

The Holy Spirit had led me to exonerate Alred Frett:

My dear brothers and sisters [children of god] we were created by one God, and the Lord-God created each and every one of us in his own image; and he instilled in each and every one of us different attitudes and behavioural characteristics and, as expected, we all have different approaches to social issues.



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